AYN RAND’S FIFTH AVENUE

  Art and architecture in the glamour shopping district of the Twentieth Century world. Central Park South, Rockefeller Center, the Stork Club, and where Random House published Atlas Shrugged. Where Rand bought her paintings.  Lots of movie locations. Meet at the Columbus statue in Columbus Circle.  Columbus Circle subway stops. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27 Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and...

AYN RAND ON BROADWAY

  Skyscrapers, newspapers, Broadway and books. DeMille, Hellman, and where Alan Greenspan played sax. Where “The Night of January 16th,” “The Unconquered,” and “Think Twice” were produced.  Isabel Paterson at the Herald Tribune.  Patricia Neal, the...

SKYSCRAPERS OF THE FOUNTAINHEAD

  The changing styles in architecture — from Beaux Arts to Art Deco to International Style — that form the background to the story of Roark’s struggle. Was Roark Wright? — the real-life models for Rand’s characters. Where: Meet at Number 1 Broadway, at Battery Place. Bowling Green subway stop. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20 Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and...

AYN RAND’S PARK AVENUE

  Where Rand lived and held her salons. Scenes from Atlas Shrugged. Where Rand learned about architecture from Ely Jacques Kahn, in his own masterpiece Art Deco building. Where: Meet on the northeast corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and E. 42nd Street. (Grand Central Terminal southwest entrance.) Grand Central subway stops. 2 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 Saturday, September 8   AND ALSO…….. 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 16 March 23 March 30 April 6 April 13 April 20 April 27 May 4 May 11 May 18 May 25 June 1 June 8 June 15 June 22 June 29 July 6 July 13 July 20 July 27 Aug. 3 Aug. 10 Aug. 17 Aug....

ATLAS SHRUGGED

  See places Rand researched and fictionalized in the novel, around and in Grand Central Terminal. Where: Meet on the southeast corner of Park Avenue and E. 50th Street (the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel). Subway: Number 6 train to E. 51st Street, or Grand Central stops. 2 1/2 hour tour, 11:00...